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SPORTS AND PASTIMES. [We shall be pleased to receive every week from secretaries of clubs any items of interest for publication in this column.—Editor.] CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
SPORTS AND PASTIMES. j [We shall be pleased to receive every week from secretaries of clubs any items of interest for publication in this column.-Editor.] CRICKET. The North Biehmond CC. will play the Parramatta Hospital for Insane CC. on Saturday, at Parramatta. Â good time is expected. The following players have been selected to represent Windsor CC y. Rouse Hill, on the former's wicket, . to-morrow. Play to start at 2 p.m. H. Bowman, T. Hancock, G. Cob croft, J. Bushell, E. Fowler, B. Ward, I. Higgins, C. Dean, W. Ross, A. D. Fowler, P. Hull; P. Beveridge (12), F. Collison (13). : The "following have been selected to represent Windsor 0.0. against ; Bose Bay on Monday (Eight-Hour vi F, Broughton, I. Higgins, C. Dean, H. Moses, À. Maguire, S. Maguire, R. Fowler; F, Collison (12), A.. D; y Fowler (13). ' The College firsts opened their season on Saturday, playing against Leichhardt-Balmain, the latter scor ing a victory by 100 runs-172 to 72.
The Windsor Rainfall for September. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
The Windsor Rainfall forv September. Tho rainfall for September, 1902, at ; this Observatory amounts to 1.659 inch, and the average for the month as deduced from forty years' observa tions is 2.040 inch. The greatest and least falls for September since 1862 are 9.711 inch in 1879 and 0.011 inch in 1882 respectively. The total fall for the first nine months of the current year is 7.855 inches, and the average for the same period is 25.258 inches. The average annual rainfall as derived from 39 years' observations is 32.418 inches, so that 24.563 inches will be required to make the average. The greatest annual fall recorded' since 1862 is 62.513 inches in 1870, and the least 17.640 inches in 1888. JOHN TEBBUTT, Observatory, Peninsula, Windsor, September 30, 1902.
COMMERCIAL. LOCAL QUOTATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
COMMERCIAL. ! LOCAL QUOTATIONS. Maize, 6/ to 6/6. Chaff, 7/6 to 8/. Bran, 1/9 to 1/10. Pollard, 1/9 to 1/10. Onions, 8/ to 9/. Oaten hay, 9/ to 9/6. Lucerne, 7/ to 7/6. Straw, 3/6 to 47. Peas (blue), 6/6 to7/. Peas (Yorkshire), 8/ to 8/6. Oats, 3/9 to 4/. Barley, 4/6 to 5/. Turnips, 4/ to fi/. Potatoes, 8/ to 8/6.
Phillharmonic Society. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
A public meeting, convened by Mr,: G. McCauley, waa bald ia the School of Arta, Windsor, on Tuesday night, when there were about forty ladies and gentlemen present. Dr. Callaghan, J.P. (president of the School of Arts) occupied the chair. In opening the meeting) the chair, man expressed his pleasure at seeing present suoh a good muster bf ladies and gentlemen - particularly ladies. He attributed the great attendance of the fair sex to the fact that they wanted to exercise their right to vote, since the franchise had been extended to them (laughter). Mr McCauley,-during the course of a lengthy oration, pointed out the advantages a philharmonic society would afford. It had been thought there was sufficient talent in Windsor to form a society. Besides advertising the meeting, he had sent out 85 circu lars, and that splendid meeting was the result. In other towns musical societies did well, and he was quite satisfied Windsor could support one. They were fortune in having in their midst ...
MARSDEN PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
MARSDEN PARK. A thunder-storm occurred laBt Fri day night, 77 points being registered. At Clydesdale 71 points were recorded. Mrs. George Wheaton, who has had a serious attack of pleurisy, is now, convalescent. Mr. C. Anderson is spending a few weeks' vacation in the district, and is staying at Clydesdale. Mr. Llewollyn Lawson, of the local post office, has secured a good position at Mr. Holden's brick-yards. The mail service is now being attended to by Mr. Herbert Sedgwick.
RIVERSTONE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
The usual montïïbj meeting . of the Riverstone Progress Association was held at the Temperance Hall on Wed nesday evening. The president (air. 0. Mortley) occupied the chair. The minutes of last meeting were read and confirmed. It was resolved that the secretary write to the editor of the *' Daily Telegraph's " poultry column, re the standard weight of eggs. At present the standard weight of a box of eggs is 42 lbs; the empty box weighs 14 lbs, and eight eggs go to the pound, therefore a box with 18 dozen eggs will weigh 41 lbs, and if a few double-yolked eggs are put in the box it will weigh over the Btandard. As everything is being done to im prove the size and weight of eggs, the Association would like to see the " Daily Telegraph " take the matter up, and see if it could induce the Railway Commissioners to make the standard weight for a box of eggs 45 lbs. Mr. T. Rumery brought for ward a motion that the Government be asked to grant a sum of money for the purpose of widening the...
COLO. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
COLO. Things are looking a lot brighter here since the rains. Mr. Hall, M.F., has received from the Under-secretary a, reply to his letter urging expedition in carrying out improvements at Gee's Wharf. The reply states that instructions have been given for the work to be put in hand at once.
By Jove, I Will! [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
By Jove, I Will ! It doesn't fall to the lot of every one of us to possess a dear, sweet, maiden aunt who, when times are bad, ac comodatingly '' passes in her checks " for the realms of bliss, and leaves us a tidy bit of "splosh " with which to keep things moving. No, that's always for the other ; but here's a ? chance for anyone of us to go in and win. A ticket in the Eight-Hour Art Union costs one shilling, and the first prize is £500, the second £100, and the third £50, besides 150 other prizes of lesser value. All this for a " bob," too ; that's the beauty of it, and every one has equal chance. Next Monday is the last day, so call round at Mr. R. A Pye, of George-street, Windsor, and speculate a shilling or two.
LOWER PORTLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
LOWER PORTLAND.! Mr. Peter Kemp, the old sculler, is leaving his handsome residence, " Venetaville,'? and is taking up a permanent residence in Sydney, where for some time he has been established in the fruit-agency business, which has grown so much that he finds it inconvenient to be running up and down to the river residence. The old home, intide, seems much changed now that the aquatic picture galleiy has been removed from tbe walls Mr. Kemp's Venerable mother, who is now in her eighties, does not like leaving the locality. She was born within sight of Vinetaville." Mr. Harry Kemp, of Ebenezer, son of Mr. Thomas Kemp, is taking over the place.
AGNES BANKS. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
AGNES BANKS. It is reported that 'etersonl A.. Parker ..|W»»,v#t. six months of evpry year w«h relatives and friends in that district 1 and puts in some good times shooting,: trophies of which he always brings back in the shape of skins, &o. Mr, H. Farlow is putting in four acres of tomatoes. He makes a good cheque every year off his tomato bed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
Holdswort RICHMON TRY A ER. DRAPERY. Gents.' White Duck Cricketing Trousers, best quality, Crash, Khaki 3/9, Assam, etc. White Duck Goats, Alpacca Coats at Sydney Prices Light Tweed Trousers, from 4/6 HATS! HATS! HATS! White Washing Hats Tuscan Folders, 3/11 Canton Planters, entirely new Cotton Panama, just out Straw Boaters, best quality, 3/6 Youths' Black and White Straws, 1/3 Children's Jack Tar Sailors, all prices Girls' Convent Hats, in white and brown straws, bound j plain BARGAINS in Ties, Braces, Socks, Hat Bands, Shirts.] LADIES ! Our New Lot of Prints, Muslins, Dress Linens, La Flower Sprays, Brilliants, Ribbons, etc., etc., are worth Inspecting, aB we are Cutting the Prices! w are Below Sydney Shop Prices, There is no occasion to go to Sydney now we are here. GROCERIES. Tasmanian Schnapper,in tins, fresh and kippered Salmon CutletB, 6d per tin ; Sydney price 7¿d Marinated Herrings, 6£d per tin ; a summer luxury Condensed Milk, 6d per tin ; pure and rich All-cut Brand Tinn...
KURRAJONG. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
KURRAJONG. Whooping cough and other forms of sickness are very prevelant in the district. There is scarcely a house in wIJich some ailment is not met. lt is feared chat the school on Blax lands Ridge will have to be closed for a while, on account of the number of children suffering with the whoop ing cough. Miss Ethel McMahon, youngest daughter of Mr. T. McMahon, is suffering rather severely, with it. lt is reported that Mr. I. Wood and a gang of men have started work on the Cut Rock deviation, and as there is £30 to be spent on the road off the Heights towards Bailey's, and an additional £30 on the canal in Wheeney Creek, known as " Boggy Wheeney," besides the different road contracte going on, there should be plenty work available now " for idle bands to do," and those men who are affected by the partial stoppage of the Bleeper cutting will be able to train their forces in another channel, where the result of their labor will not only concern themselves, but be appreciated by all ...
NORTH RICHMOND. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
NORTH RICHMOND. The Y.M.M.I. Society's meeting was held in the hall on Monday even ing. The time was spent in impromptu speaking. There will be no meeting of tbe Society next Monday evening, owing to the holiday. The subject on the 14th instant is:-"Has the Labor Party been any benefit in the State Parliament ? " Mr. Penton will take the affirmative, and Mr. Boss the negative.
WILBERFORCE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
WILBERFORCE. Messrs. Mitchell Bros. are making great progress on their Stannix Park estate. They are cultivating several acres of the swamp. This will be a great improvement. They are planting potatoes, oats, and tomatoes. We wish them every suocesB in their industry. Messrs. fi. and J. Brown are cul tivating a great portion of the old swamp, which was recently drained.
RITT TOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
^^^ttjöt1ifr:l3if our young men - ^^^vîeft the - district. Mr, Daniel IBobbs obtained a billet last week at Toohey's brewery, and commenced duties on Monday last. We all wish him success, and feel sure if energy .will get him along he will soon gain the top of the tree. ? One of the beBt kept orchards about the district is that of Mr. John Mitchell's at Caddai. 'As a ,resuit of proper cultivation and care during the drought, the trees look splendid, and promise to yield well. Several acres of tomatoes, pumpkins, and melons belonging to Mr. Mitchell ure also very forward.
LEET'S VALE. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
LEETS VALE. Leet's Vale is beginning to look up. It bas been down in the dumps long enough 2 The Wesleyan Chutcb has been re paired, and looks as bright as a new pin, both inside and out. A lawn tennis club was started here a few weeks ago, and it meets weekly for practice. Borne of the members are only beginners, whilst others have played in matches before. The men on the road here are making things hum. There was a very large rock in the centre of the road-a kind of Spion Kop-but our " George " got the " lyddite " to work at it. He had to use small charges, however, for Mr. Leet's barn and stable were beneath the rock, and, had he not been careful, the buildings would have been shot away as well as the rock. As it was, one man came close to being hit. A double shot was about to be fired. The signal wac given, and, after the first shot burst forth, the man moved out from his hiding-place, when bang went the second shot, and, as it was within two yards of him, he had a narrow escape...
WISEMANS FERRY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
WISEMANS FERRY. On Wednesday of last week Michael Kilyan was committed to take his trial at Parramatta Quarter Sessions on the 27th instant, for the alleged stealing of the mare Lady Duff. He was transferred to Parramatta,, via Windsor, on Thursday morning by Constable Loonies. The accused was heard before Messrs. Henry Wilson, H. A.. Wilson, H. Walker, and M. J. Oha8eling, J.P. Mr. Park Dean's little daughter is progressing favorably, under Dr. Piesley's treatment. The little one had a very Berious illness. Messrs. W. Delander and E. Jurd, with some friends, returned to Sydney on Monday last. Reports say they have had some good wins with their | horses lately. A correspondent writes :-" The es« tablishment of a pound-yard at Wise man's Ferry was initiated by the j !Wiseman's Ferry Progress 'Associa ion, and not by any bench of magie rates. Our energetic member, Mr. ^Brinsley Hall, greatly assisted. People from all parts flocked to the cemetery last, to witness the remains of Mr. G....
LOVER HAWKESBURY. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
LOWER HAWKESBURY Poor old George Douglass, as he is so familiarly known on the river, passed away to the land of shades and shadows on Wednesday last, at the advanced age of 86 years. The old gentleman became paralysed, and he passed peacefully away. His death was hourly expected, and his bedside was surrounded by a host of relations and friends. The funeral was the largest ever seen on the river. Over 200 persons attended to pay a last tribute of respect to one who had lived a long and honorable life. The Rev. J. Colwell conducted the funeral ser vice, which was a very impressive one. He referred in eulogistic terms to the exemplary life led by the deceased, and his many good sterling qualities. He leaves a widow, aged 83, and several sons and daughters, including Mrs. Jesse Greentree, Mrs. Nathan Greentree (Lower Hawkesbury), Mrs. Donnelly (Granville), Mrs. Henry Laughton( Laughtondale), Mrs Kent (Hawkesbury River), Mrs. Alfred Walker (Wiseman's Ferry), Messrs. George Douglass, He...
The Hawkesburg Herald. WINDSOR, FRIDAY, OCT. 3, 1902. Day Labor. [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
"WlN'DSOlt. FUI DAY, OCT. ¡i, li>02. Day Labor. Contract versus day labor is an old controversy ; but there are several pulilic works in this district which stand as an argument in favor of the latter. We might instance, as au example, the work of the drainage of Boggy Wheeney, referred to, in another column, by a representative of this journal who had a trip through the district this week. No contractor would have 1 taken on the job alluded to af the price for which the work was done ; no contractor would have carried it out k'tter had he got double the figure. In the case of a tendera man would have wanted, above his outlay for wages, a percentage for risk, plus a percentage for his profit, both of which, it is obvious, have been saved. The work has been faithfully executed, at a minimum of cost ; there has been no sweating "in "wages ; local men have had their picking out of it, in preference to impíyáB¿labor ; the Department is ^^^^?^^^^^^the deal, and so are ??^^^^^^^?^^eopl...
LOCAL & GENERAL ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Hawkesbury Herald — 3 October 1902
LOCAL & GENERAL ITEMS More iain 1 Splendid falls last Friday 1 The prospects keep on improving. The most startling general item this week ii the censure motion over the Friedman case. Thc new leader of the Opposition could not get a decent Bhow over the budget, but an emergency excuse cropped up. The motion was moved on Wednesday night, and the debate «vas resumed last night, the division being expected tbie morning. At the Windsor court honse on Friday last, before Messrs. W. I. Perry and N. Hall, J.r., a coach license was granted to Urs. Owens, sen., of Pitt Town. The coach was called " Beesting," and runs between Windsor and Wiseman's Ferry. CHAMBERLAIN'S COUGH REMEDY cures the cold and does not produce any bad effects. It strengthens the longs and leaves the system in a healthy condition. It always cures and cures quickly. For sale by E. A. Pye, chemist, Windsor, and Simpson and Holdsworth, Bichmond.* B. A. Pye has opened a splendid assort ment of tissue paper, ail colou...